Postdoctoral Researcher

The Sheng Laboratory at IRCMS is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral researcher position.

For studentship (master’s or doctoral) opportunities,please inquire first (

Please visit for Dr. Sheng’s general research interest and for his past publications.


Research Area
Developmental biology (germ layer formation or early cardiovascular and hematopoietic development)


1) Applicants should have a Ph.D. when starting the job;

2) Applicants with clinical experience in cancer biology and/or cardiovascular/hematopoietic congenital diseases are particularly welcome (but this is not a required qualification);

3) Applicants should have  at least one of the following skill combinations: Cell biology and developmental biology; Biochemistry, genomics and bioinformatics; Stem cell biology; ,3D-culture and biomechanics.


Work Location
IRCMS, Kumamoto Univerisity (2-2-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0811 Japan)
Compensation will based on Kumamoto University’s Regulation
Starting Date
Negotiable. Appointment will be for one-year term, renewable upon review and approval for a maximum of 5 years in total.


Qualified applicants will be invited for interview.


Application Documents
Interested applicants are encouraged to assemble and submit the application package composed of CV, A 1-2 page summary of your past research accomplishment and future research interest, and contact information for 2-3 reference providers. Application package should be sent by e-mail to or by mail to Sheng Lab, IRCMS, Kumamoto University.


Deadline  Open until filled.


Inquiries  Guojun Sheng, Ph.D.Sheng Lab, IRCMS, Kumamoto University